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Small & useful

Vinzenz Vietzke

There's an adage in the software world: programs should do one thing very well. In that spirit, we offer you a round-up of small and useful programs and resources which do one thing particularly well.


A tool requiring some familiarity with the command line, pdf2svg directly converts PDFs to SVGs, exactly as it promises in its name.


Knotter is a Celtic knot designer with rich customisation capabilities and robust export options.


CMYKTool converts images from RGB to CMYK and back again, with profile embedding capabilities.


SwatchBooker reads and writes a variety of colour swatch formats, both F/LOSS and proprietary, as well as supporting colour profile assignment and name changing.